Medical Tourism Resource Guide

Affordable Healthcare Worldwide

Author : MTRG Editor

As the head content writer, editor, and medical tourism expert at Medical Tourism Resource Guide, I am here to guide patients through their journey to finding more affordable healthcare. I enjoy knowing that I made in difference through giving you knowledge, understanding, and perspective on the medical tourism industry.

Gastric Banding Surgery No Longer For the Obese

The weight loss surgical procedure has been used for countless years to control diabetes in the severely diabetes. However a new study shows that overweight diabetics may benefit from the procedure too. The operation provides countless health benefits to both overweight and obese patients.

Lap-Band Surgery in Mexico

Gastric Banding Surgery is the largest type of bariatric surgeries performed today. With over 500,000 surgeries done worldwide, gastric banding is the most prevalent bariatric surgery being practiced. Gastric banding surgeryis a general term to describe when an implant is used to restrict the upper portion of the stomach. The implant themselves are often more […]

Urinary Incontinence Improved by Bariatric Surgery by 3 Years

At the American Urogynecologic Society and International Urogynecological Association 2014 Scientific Meeting it was discussed that there had been an improvement of urinary incontinence in obese women for as many as three years after bariatric surgery. Most of the women reporting urinary incontinence are obese and are reported to be at a 4-fold increased risk […]

Reoperative, Revisional Bariatric Surgery Risks are Low

When it comes to reoperative bariatric surgery, there has been a long-standing concern that the procedure is hazardous for patients. Studies now show that reoperative bariatric surgery does not increase the morbidity or the mortality rates for patients as was initially suspected. In fact, the differences between the first surgery and the reoperative bariatric surgery […]

Bariatric Surgery Credentialing Organizations and What They Mean to You

Obesity is the leading public health problem in U.S. and worldwide and bariatric surgery is the leading edge treatment for the patients with obesity and obesity-related conditions. The chronic obesity disease is a potentially life-threatening and weight loss surgery can help patients turn their lives around. Metabolic and Bariatric Accredition and Quality Agencies are responsible […]

Gastric Sleeve in Las Vegas

This restrictive type of surgical procedure will permanently reduce the size of a patient’s stomach, which limits their food intakes and their level of hunger. Gastric sleeve surgery in Las Vegas does not involve any type of intestinal rerouting or malabsorption unless the procedure is followed by the gastric bypass one. Gastric sleeve surgery uses […]

Medical Tourism: What to Know

Ever wondered what British super model Naomi Campbell, Italian film director Bernardo Bertolucci, German TV and film actress Ingeborg Schoener, Pop star Madonna, Hollywood actress Demi Moore and Cherie Blair, wife of Tony Blair, former British Prime Minister, have in common? Medical vacation! Before you wonder why they would do such a thing, here is […]

Medical Tourism in 2013, Facts and Statistics

Currently, Medical Tourism is exploding Worldwide, with a lot of countries now offering inexpensive healthcare. Currently, the state of Medical Tourism is healthy and poised to grow 30% annually. Medical Tourism for Americans are Growing 50 Million Americans are Uninsured or are Underinsured. Moreover, the sheer companies helping patients find qualified healthcare is expanding. In […]

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